Melanoma expert Jeffrey Weber, MD, PhD, talks about stages 1 through 4 of melanomas that appear on the skin, why doctors "stage" them, and how staging helps doctors and patients decide on treatment. He also discusses how skin, eye (ocular) and mucous membrane melanomas are staged differently.
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